Who was Bull Durham?

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Edward Fant Durham (aka Bull Durham) was born on Saturday, August 17, 1907, in Chester, South Carolina. He was 5' 11" tall and weighed 170 lbs. He batted left handed and threw right handed. He was 21 years old when he broke into the major leagues on April 19, 1929, with the Boston Red Sox. In his debut game the Red Sox were playing against the NY Yankees, and Durham was sent in to pitch for the first time. It was late innings and the bases were loaded with 2 outs, and he faced Babe Ruth at bat. Ruth fouled out, and that was the beginning of Bull Durhams professional career. Durham played four years for the Boston Red Sox from 1929 to 1932, and then he went to the Chicago White Sox in 1933 for his last year as a pitcher in the major league. He retired with shoulder problems at the end of his fifth and final season.

After he retired from Major League Baseball he then returned back to Blackstock, South Carolina where he owned and operated a Shell gas station and country store. He loved the outdoors where he spent his time hunting and fishing. He was married to Ellen Brice Kennedy for over 40 years, and he had one son. He died on April 27, 1976.

When people hear the name "Bull Durham" they think about the movie starring Kevin Costner and Susan Sarandon.

In reality, Bull Durham was a real person, and he played major league baseball as a first string pitcher during the Depression era.

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